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  H.B. No. 2476
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the operations of health care funding districts in
  certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 288.001(4), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
               (4)  "Institutional health care provider" means a
  nonpublic hospital that provides inpatient hospital services
  [licensed under Chapter 241].
         SECTION 2.  Section 288.0032, Health and Safety Code, is
  repealed.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2015.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2476 was passed by the House on April
  23, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 2, 2 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 2476 on May 18, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 118, Nays 13,
  1 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2476 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 13, 2015, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor